A new collaboration of five Upper Peninsula manufacturing technology companies, along with the Houghton tech business accelerator MTEC SmartZone and Michigan Technological University, is pitching its expertise to the aerospace and defense industries.
Macomb County Exec. Mark Hackel says they want to grow the existing defense industry business — and they’re using two highway billboards to help make it happen.
Michigan’s defense contractors gathered this week to boost business with the defense sector at the 2013 Michigan Defense Exposition, staged at Macomb Community College’s Warren campus by the Michigan Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association.
Supported by a $428,000 grant from the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan, Macomb Community College has kicked off a regional initiative designed to advance the development of the defense sector in the region.
To help effectively target workforce re-skilling and retraining, Macomb Community College has completed a report focused on the professional and technical work force needs of the emerging southeast Michigan defense sector.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is hosting a career and education fair dedicated to the Michigan’s defense sector. This is the first in a series of education and career events created through the first-ever Southeastern Michigan […]